I’ve been waiting 16 freaking years for this sequel, and it ended up being everything that I hoped it would be. I’m going to gush on this one because it’s a strong contender for my personal game of the year.Continue reading →
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Video Game Review: Control
Not having had the luxury of being able to afford multiple consoles at the same time, I’ve always tended more toward PlayStation consoles than Xbox machines. That’s mostly because I love JRPGs, and am not a huge FPS shooter or PvP player. So it means I missed out on some of the more notable exclusives and developers on Microsoft’s platform, like Remedy, responsible for the unique, Stephen King-esque Alan Wake game.
Well, now I’ve finally played Control and understand what I’ve been missing this whole time.Continue reading →
Video Game Review: Nier Replicant
This one of the bigger games of the year for me, and it was everything I’d hoped it would be. Flawed, sure, but still an amazing experience.Continue reading →
Video Game Review: Persona 5 Strikers
The Persona series is one of my favorite JRPGs, but I was a little nervous to hear it would be getting the Dynasty Warriors treatment. It turns out getting a spin-off in this genre actually worked pretty damn well.
Video Game Review: 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
What do you get when you take every science fiction and anime trope imaginable, throw them into a blender, and hit the “frappe” button. 13 Sentinels, apparently; a weird, wonderful game that surprised me with how crazy, yet coherent it was.Continue reading →
Video Game Review: The Last of Us Part II
When the original game, The Last of Us debuted on the PS3 back in 2013, no one was ready for it. Naughty Dog had initially established itself as a developer of fun cartoony action games like Crash Bandicoot, or Jax & Daxter. Then they moved onto swashbuckling, action games like the Uncharted series. All of these became hits and established Naughty Dog as the go-to studio for fun escapism.
Then The Last of Us came out.
Video Game Review: Final Fantasy VII Remake
Well, it’s here. The big one. Continue reading →